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Computer simulation of wind flow around buildings.

Hanson T., Smith F., Summers D., Wilson C.B., 1982
wind | wind tunnel | heat loss | mathematical modelling
Bibliographic info: Computer-aided Design 1982 vol.14 no.1 p.27-31
Languages: English

Describes the relationship between wind flow round a building and heat loss from it. The relative merits of numerical and wind tunnel models are discussed and various numerical techniques, including the vortex method and the control volume method, are examined.

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